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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The sixth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. See Table at calendar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The sixth month of the Gregorian calendar, following May and preceding July. Abbreviation: Jun or Jun.
  • proper n. A female given name for a girl born in June, used since the end of the 19th century.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The sixth month of the year, containing thirty days.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sixth month of the year, consisting of thirty days, during which the sun enters the sign Cancer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the month following May and preceding July

Etymologies

Middle English, from Old English Junius and from Old French juin, both from Latin (mēnsis) Iūnius, (month) of June, from Iūnō, Juno; see Juno.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English jun, june, re-Latinized from Middle English juyng, from Old French juing, from Latin iūnius, the month of the goddess Iuno ("Juno"), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *yuwn̥kós, from *yew- (“vital force, youthful vigor”). (Wiktionary)

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